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Education Films for Technical and Vocational Training to Be Screened

The Organization for Educational Research and Planning has produced educational videos for four different fields of Technical and Vocational training for the Corona outbreak situation.  

The Office of Curriculum Planning and Production of Technical and Vocational Training the Office of Publications and Educational Technology have produced education films for students of different fields; including the machine tools, metallurgy, handicrafts and electrotechnics. The aim is to develop learning packages for students in the COVID-19 pandemic.

Leader Stresses Necessity to Update Transformation Plan for Educational System

Ayatollah Khamenei, the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution, delivered a sppech via videoconference with the Minister of Education and other managers in the educational system. The meeting was held on the occasion of the 34th Congress of the Educational System.

A word of gratitude to the Iranian nation for their good conduct during the Ashura period

OEPR Plans for Education in Corona Outbreak

The head of the Organization for Educational Research and Planning announced the development of a curriculum guide in the Corona outbreak situation. 

 

Dr. Hassan Maleki told that the organization has developed a ‘mixed strategy’ which aims to prevent and decrease the shortcomings of the educational system in the COVID-19 outbreak.

Most Important Goals of BOOM project: Trusting School Principals

The secretary of the Special School Program known as BOOM Project said that the implementation of this plan would reduce the focus on the country's education planning system.

Explaining about the BOOM project Dr. Azim Mohebbi said: “Based on this project, schools are allowed to design and implement appropriate programs for students based on their own needs for up to 60 hours of school official time. It means that the design and implementation of these 60-hour programs is entrusted to schools.”

NRI to Bring Renewable Energy to Iranian Schools

Director of Renewable Energy Department of Niroo Research Institute (NRI) said the institute has defined a new program for the promotion and expansion of the use of renewable energy sources in schools, IRNA reported.

 

The program titled "Development of Renewable Energy in Schools" has been already started in the NRI’s Renewable Energy Department, Shahriar Bozorgmehri said.

Online Training of 60,000 School Principals for "BOOM" Project

The head of the Organization for Educational Research and Planning announced that more than 60,000 school principals across the country will receive online education in order to better implement the Special School Program known as BOOM.

 “60,000 school principals are to be trained online in their schools to implement Special School Program known as BOOM. In addition, 8 schools from each province that have performed best in the last two years will be introduced.”

Special Educational Channel for Exceptional Students Launched

The head of the Exceptional Education Organization announced the launch of a special educational channel for exceptional students with 824 sub-channels on the Shad network.

Seyed Javad Hosseini described the features of this channel and its sub-categories as full coverage of the courses of five pre-school, elementary, first secondary, first pre-vocational and second secondary vocational courses.

80% of Customers Satisfaction with Iranian Stationery Items

Mohammad Yaghini, the managing director of the Iranian-Islamic Stationery Association, known as Iran Nevesht noted: Nine years ago, more than 90% of the stationery market was filled with foreign products.

“Now, more than 100 producers are manufacturing Iranian-Islamic stationery items and today we are celebrating the eighth anniversary of forming this association.”

Iran’s stationery market’s annual turnover now is about 60 trillion rials ( $257 million).

Schools to Reopen in Iran Based on Odd-Even Plan: Education Minister

Students will go to school on an odd-even plan in the new educational year as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread in the country, Iran’s education minister announced.

All schools in Iran will reopen on September 5, Mohsen Haji Mirzaee said on Wednesday.

He added that students of both urban and rural schools with high population density will be divided into two groups in the new school year, some attending on even days and some on odd days.

UK PM Talks of Schools Reopening in September

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said reopening schools in September was a social, economic, and moral imperative.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said reopening schools in September was a social, economic, and moral imperative and insisted they would be able to operate safely despite the ongoing threat from the pandemic.

His comments follow a study earlier this month which warned that Britain risks a second wave of COVID-19 this winter twice as large as the initial outbreak if schools reopening happens without an improved test-and-trace system.

Georgia Teachers Protest Plan to Return to In-Person Learning

Classes begin online next week for students in Gwinnett County, the biggest school district in Georgia, but officials plan to bring at least some students back to in-person classes by the end of the month.

The plan is raising concerns for some teachers, who are sounding the alarm with protest.

“It seems like standardized test scores matter a whole lot to this county,” protester Brian Westlake said. “But Covid test scores don’t seem to matter enough.”

OERP Congratulates National Journalists' Day

Dr. Hassan Maleki praised the efforts of the reporters of the Student News Agency, while paying a visit to its office to mark National Journalists' Day.

 

Dr. Hassan Maleki had a friendly meeting with the managing editor, editor-in chief and the editorial board of Student News Agency, stressing the role that journalists play in order to raise awareness in the soity.

UN Chief Warns of Global ‘Generational Catastrophe’ on Education

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned on Tuesday that the world faces a “generational catastrophe” because of school closures amid the coronavirus pandemic.

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned on Tuesday that the world faces a “generational catastrophe” because of school closures amid the coronavirus pandemic and said that getting students safely back to the classroom must be “a top priority.”

Some 3,700 exceptional Afghan students studying in Iran

 Some 3,700 exceptional Afghan students are studying in Iranian schools, an official with the Ministry of Education has said.

These students are treated the same as Iranian students and are provided with educational, rehabilitation, and physical training services, ISNA quoted Javad Hosseini as saying on Tuesday.

There are around 1,600 schools in Iran special for exceptional students, offering services to more than 82,000 students, he explained.

Free Internet for Shaad Educational Network

Iran’s Minister of Education said that in order to solve the problem of dropouts, a Memorandum of Cooperation should be signed between the Ministry of Education and other government agencies.

In a meeting to identify, recruit, educate and maintain children who have dropped out of elementary schools, Mohsen Haji Mirzaei said that one of the brilliant achievements of the Islamic Republic is developing educational opportunities and reducing the educational gap between urban and rural areas, calling it an “important step to promote social justice.”

US Schools Unlikely to Fully Reopen This Year

Millions more children in the U.S. learned Friday that they're unlikely to return to classrooms full time in the fall because of the coronavirus pandemic as death tolls reached new highs.

It came as many states — particularly in the Sunbelt — struggled to cope with the surge and governments worldwide tried to control fresh outbreaks. In a sign of how the virus is galloping around the globe, the World Health Organization reported nearly a quarter-million new infections in a single day.